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Personality tests are super fun to take. Comparing results with your friends often reveals the introverts and extroverts in the group. BUT, personality tests aren’t actually accurate predictors of introversion or extraversion.

Kristen Gainey, an associate professor of psychology, says that traits aren’t even stable enough to define. “We think of personality traits as being pretty stable,” said Gainey. “If they’re constantly changing, there’s not a lot of utility in thinking of them as personality.”

That’s why everyone acts differently at different times. You might be shy, but act like the life of the party around friends or family! It’s a sliding scale, so don’t define yourself only as an extrovert or introvert. You’re so much more!

 

Source: HuffPost